Our Team

Brandon Christy, CPA, PFS, CKA®


Brandon Christy, President of Christy Capital Management, Inc., holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from Macon State College, and has continued his professional career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) as well as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS). This is a designation held only by CPAs who have completed additional financial planning benchmarks.

Brandon is a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Brandon serves as a deacon and Sunday school teacher at his church.

Brandon and his wife, Cara, have four children.


Tommy NeeSmith

Exec. VP of Operations, Financial Planner

Tommy NeeSmith holds a Bachelors of Science in Management and Information Technology from Macon State College. Tommy successfully worked for ten plus years with a Fortune 500 company as a System Engineering and Information Assurance Manager working with the Federal Government at Robins Air Force Base, GA.

Tommy is actively involved in his local church serving as a Trustee, Recreation and Youth leader and Sunday school teacher .

Tommy and his wife have two children. Tommy enjoys coaching, camping with his family and friends, fishing, golf, Auburn University athletics, Atlanta Braves baseball and Atlanta Falcons football.


Abby Puckett

Chief Compliance Officer

Abby Puckett holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry.

She has spent the last five years as operational support to a growing company. Her leadership skills were key in facilitating growth within the company. From assisting individuals with professional development to day-to-day office operations, Abby has shown to be an effective leader, with an in-depth and working knowledge of all aspects of the company.

When asked what she thought made a good company great Abby stated: “A positive work atmosphere where controlled growth is encouraged, clear communication, and having a dedicated team of individuals working toward a common goal.”

Abby has been married for 8 years. She enjoys spending time with her family, riding horses, cooking, wakeboarding, and reading in her spare time.


Lisa Waldrop

Office Manager

Lisa Waldrop comes to Christy Capital Management with over 30 years of medical experience. 

During this time, she trained others to explore their dreams in serving others. She has studied in Business Development and she attributes some of her training from working closely and taking advantage of knowledge from several physicians and nurses, in the middle Georgia area. Lisa has used her organizational skills to create and promote community support with fundraisers and given to several organizations, to serve patients with cancer and other diseases.

Lisa is thankful for God’s plan in her change of direction and in leading our team.


Joe Mathews

Financial Planner

Joe Mathews started his career in the financial field in 2000 by joining forces with One America Financial Partners servicing local business owners with all of their financial needs. He has assisted in providing solutions in the way of retirement planning and exit strategies of business owners using cross purchase planning. He has vast experience in working with individuals on income replacement, retirement planning, and estate planning. He joined Christy Capital Management in 2011, bringing eleven years of experience in the financial planning field helping individuals meet their financial goals and assisting them in problem solving strategies. His goal is to serve those who need our problem solving techniques while guiding them in a comfortable safe environment as they approach retirement. Joe also serves as the Chairman of the Deacons at his church and is very involved in outreach ministries.

Joe and his wife have two sons and four grandchildren. He enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family.


Mel Stubbs

Financial Planner

Mel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of South Carolina. Before joining Christy Capital Management, he owned his own real estate investment business for ten years. He has also enjoyed success as a licensed real estate agent.

Mel is a member of Riverland Hills Baptist Church. He is a talented musician and dedicates his talents to his church. He enjoys performing as the tenor of the men's quartet, "4 Heaven's Sake." He also performs weekly with the Contemporary Praise Band, singing and playing piano.

Mel and his wife, Kimberly, have been married for 20 plus years. They have been blessed with four children, three of whom have been through the gift of adoption. They also foster children and currently have two foster babies in their home that they love and care for as their own. Mel enjoys golf and spending time with his family.


Mandy Howell

Financial Planner, RICP®

Mandy holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice. After working 19 years with a local law firm in a dual role as a paralegal and assistant financial officer, she joined Christy Capital Management in 2012.

Mandy enjoys spending time with family, and spending time outdoors bicycling, swimming and playing ball with her children.


Mathew Ramey

Financial Planner

Mathew attended Indiana Weseyan University where he studied Intercultural Studies. Prior to joining Christy Capital Management in 2018, he worked at the Medical Center Navicent Health.


Mathew is a member of First Evangelical Church in Macon.


Mathew enjoys spending time with his family and also enjoys many outdoor activities such as running, hiking, and kayaking.


Julie Crumpler

New Business and Client Services Manager

Originally from Tampa, FL, Julie serves as the New Business Manager/Client Service Administrator for Christy Capital Management, Inc. In this capacity, she supervises the application process ensuring new business is processed in a timely fashion in accordance with carrier guidelines. Julie has a desire for quality client service which allows her to connect with advisors and manage expectations.

With an Associates of Arts in Education, Julie began her career with Christy Capital in 2006 as Brandon’s Executive Assistant. She enjoys working with a team to successfully and efficiently manage business and produce results.

Outside the office, Julie enjoys spending time with her family, serving in her church and community, reading, and going on long walks.


Stephanie Elder


Executive Assistant to Tommy NeeSmith, New Business Manager


Stephanie studied at Middle Georgia College and Georgia Southwestern State University where she earned a Associates in Psychology. Prior to joining the Christy Capital Management team, Stephanie worked with the Department of Family and Children's Services for 5 years ensuring that customer service needs were being met.


Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children.



Christy Houston


Assistant to Joe Matthews

Christy attended Gordon College and Macon State College where she studied Business Management/Administration. She joined our team in 2012 and brings 20 years of business management and client services experience to Christy Capital Management. She is instrumental in coordinating and implementing Christy Capital's client service model, fulfilling her professional duties with a personal touch. Christy's extensive skills in administrative support make her highly effective at maintaining client relationships.

Christy and her husband have one son and are active members of their church. They enjoy spending time with their family and close friends.



Kathy Ramey


Assistant to Mathew Ramey


Kathy joined Christy Capital Management in 2016 as Planner Assistant. Prior to joining the Christy Capital Management team, she spent six years with a local accounting firm, seven years with the Bibb County Treasurer’s & Finance offices, and most recently 22 years as Treasurer/Financial Secretary at her church. Kathy has two children and three precious grandchildren.

She is an active member of her church and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Michelle Dykes

Financial Planner

Michelle joined the Client Service Team at Christy Capital Management in 2018. Prior to joining the Christy Capital Management team, Michelle spent 5 years working with Retirement Benefits Institute where she served federal employees by creating analyses and educating them on their federal retirement benefits in personal consultations. Michelle’s leadership skills, passion for customer care and knowledge of the federal benefits have been an invaluable asset to the team at Christy Capital Management.

It is important to Michelle that serving others is the focus of her work. Her goal is to use her skills of support and teaching to inspire others and lead them to making educated decisions about their finances. She is excited to work with clients one on one in an adviser capacity and strives to grow and become a knowledge leader in her field.

Michelle attended Brevard Community College where she obtained an Associates Degree in education. She recently became a licensed Investment Adviser. She has been married for 7 years and enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.


Brittany Purvis


Executive Assistant to Brandon Christy, Events Coordinator


Brittany studied at Virginia College where she earned an Associate's degree in healthcare reimbursements. Prior to joining the Christy Capital team, Brittany worked at Snellgrove's Seafood for 10 years.


Brittany loves spending time with her children and close friends.





Kimberly Stubbs


Assistant to Mel Stubbs


Kimberly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of South Carolina. Before children, she was the Chief Financial Officer of a non-profit organization. She stayed home for ten years to raise her children and has now entered the work force again, working with her husband. She feels that they make a great team and she loves being able to work closely with her husband.

Kimberly is a member of Riverland Hills Baptist Church. She volunteers in the preschool and nursery areas and finds great joy in taking care of God’s little children. She also volunteers at a non-profit organization who provides support for foster families in the Columbia area.

Kimberly and her husband, Mel, have been married for 20 plus years. They have been blessed with four children, three of whom have been through the gift of adoption. They also foster children and currently have two foster babies in their home that they love and care for as their own. Kimberly loves spending time with her family and volunteering in her community.

Beth Ann Crumpler


Client Service Team Assistant 


Beth Ann holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Ministry and Leadership from Bob Jones University. She joined the Christy Capital Management team in 2020. 


Beth Ann enjoys spending time with her family, kayaking, baking, and traveling. 




Owen Freel


Client Service Team Assistant 


Owen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of North Georgia. Prior to joinging Christy Capital Management, he spent three years with Retirement Benefits Institute helping federal employees prepare for and understand their retirement options. 


Owen is an active member of Redeemer Baptist Church in Macon. In his free time he enjoys spending time hiking and camping, reading, and cheering on the Atlanta Braves.  


Rachel Epperson

Contracting and Licensing Support/Bookkeeping

Rachel holds an Associate's degree in Business Office Administration. Prior to joining our team in 2010, she worked in the financial field for 4 years and the office administration field for 8 years.

Rachel and her husband have two children. They enjoy working in the yard, attending their children's sporting events, and are actively involved in ministry at their church.




Lisa Mattingly


First Impressions Associate


Lisa earned an Associate's Degree in Business Administration from CGTC in 2014. Prior to joining our team, she worked at Perry High School and Westmoreland and Slappey Animal Hospital. Lisa and her husband have been married for 30 years, have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. They enjoy watching Georgia Bulldogs football, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.